As we march inexorably on towards Christmas, we take a look at some prog and AOR live releases, plus something sensational from Sweden (apart from gorgeous blondes, ABBA and Volvos!) and latest from veteran Brits.
As Judas Priest announce their farewell world tour, so we in the UK – where metal truly began – are looking around for young bands who can hold high the metallic flag in the coming years. And among all the pretenders, could South of England band Primitai be the real deal?
And so we reach the final countdown. The last 10 entries in our guide to the Top 50 albums released in the first half of the year. Don’t forget, it’s all been alphabetical – which is nice.